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what is surfaceflinger

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By Chairmansaab, Senior Member on 5th May 2012, 06:12 PM
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Can anybody please tell me what this thing does ?
some more questions :

what is kworker ? (I saw this in battery stats)
anyway to stop audio_out from draining battery (tried disabling sound & touch tones no luck
Last one ! Can anybody please tell me Any rom + kernal combination on which I will be able to get 5h + screen on time through simple browsing ?

Thanks in advance !!

Current rom : dynamic 10 lp9
 
 
5th May 2012, 09:11 PM |#2  
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surfacflinger
I found this on google might explain abit it has for me

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5...surfaceflinger
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17th October 2012, 02:27 AM |#3  
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Same here
I seems that Surfaceflinger is making Android System to drain the battery up to 45% ( the other day I woke up and I saw that it was responsable for 89% of battery consumption..
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22nd June 2013, 10:14 AM |#4  
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same prob
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I seems that Surfaceflinger is making Android System to drain the battery up to 45% ( the other day I woke up and I saw that it was responsable for 89% of battery consumption..


same problem dude.
21st July 2013, 01:34 PM |#5  
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same problem dude.

so is there any solution??
6th August 2013, 03:28 PM |#6  
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The same problem with my GNex since i updated to Android 4.3 ! Would be great if anyone could find a solution!


Gesendet von meinem Galaxy Nexus mit Tapatalk 2
28th May 2014, 04:00 AM |#7  
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same problem
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The same problem with my GNex since i updated to Android 4.3 ! Would be great if anyone could find a solution!


Gesendet von meinem Galaxy Nexus mit Tapatalk 2

Does anyone got a solution for this problem..??
19th June 2014, 05:14 PM |#8  
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just came here by chance...
I can offer a possible solution I found on a german blog: http://www.daniel-ritter.de/blog/hoh...-hohe-cpu-last
The guy there states that if you disable auto screen rotation the battery drain by surfaceflinger disappears. I can not definitely confirm this but for me the surfaceflinger process only drains battery if auto rotation is enabled (Moto G running Slimkat rom).
Maybe this is useful for somebody
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19th June 2014, 07:33 PM |#9  
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i had this problem so i changed my rom but thanks for this solution
3rd July 2014, 06:26 AM |#10  
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surfaceflinger is a library which is related display

it allocates frame buffer

located
/bin/surfaceflinger
/lib/surfaceflinger.so

without this screen you screen might be blank
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